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Old 02-03-2009, 12:41   #1
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Gel-Coat color match- ?

Im going to be doing a few small repairs-Where/What can I
- to add to my gel-coat to change the color --to match the hull-?
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Gel coat pigments/colorants are widely available, remember that red, green ,yellow + black make up all colors. It takes some guessing, best to "sneak up on it" a little goes a long way. Only mix a small amount like one or two ounces until you get the right recipe ratio then make a quart. It cures slightly different in color than when wet. An artist whether oil or watercolor would be a good resource for color match. Gel coat comes unwaxed and waxed, for repairs you want waxed or it won't kick. to spray with a preval add styrene to thin.
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